Gorham Manufacturing Company
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The handle of this serving spoon is covered with an elegant grapevine and ivy pattern. It documents the important manufacturer and retailer relationship between Gorham and Tiffany, which were great rivals in the late 19th-century American silver trade.
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Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, founded 1831
Tiffany & Co., New York, established 1837
- c. 1875
- Silver and partial gilding
- 10 1/8 × 2 1/2 × 1 5/8 in. (25.7 × 6.4 × 4.1 cm)
- Credit Line
The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Phyllis Tucker
- Current Location
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
METALS STUDY ROOM
- Accession Number
Phyllis Tucker, Houston; given to MFAH, 2017.